Entries by Paul Mero

The pleasure-versus-pain calculation of modern morals – Mero Moment, 6/10/14

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Every year since 2001, the Gallup organization has surveyed Americans regarding the moral acceptability of 19 social issues. These social issues range from birth control to extramarital affairs, from divorce to suicide and from human cloning to medical […]

The new American religion – Mero Moment, 5/20/14

[display_podcast] This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. As I’ve watched the continuing decline of American culture and the rise of progressivism, I have searched for words to describe this transfer of culture. I’ve pinned the blame on selfish individualism, political correctness, secular humanism and […]

A win for public prayer, and freedom, at Supreme Court – Mero Moment, 5/13/14

[display_podcast] This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. In the May 5 U.S. Supreme Court decision City of Greece, New York v. Galloway, the court saved public prayers in legislative settings and, in doing so, reminded Americans that freedom transcends modern progressivism. In the court’s […]

Utah’s ‘inner rings’: the healthy and the sinister – Mero Moment, 4/29/14

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. During the Memorial Lecture at King’s College in 1944, famed Christian apologist C.S. Lewis delivered remarks titled “The Inner Ring.” His purpose was to share with those college students a psychological force in their lives even greater than […]